Australian Championships Kata Requirements

November 18, 2018 |

This article outlines the Kata Requirements for the 2018 GKR Karate Australian Championships.

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2018 GKR Karate Blue Belt Project

November 12, 2018 |

GKR Karate and The Blue Belt Project would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2018 campaign. October was Mental Health Awareness Month and we invited you all to…

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Improving your Style of Kumite

November 1, 2018 |

GKR practitioner’s come in many shapes and sizes. Some pick up sparring like a duck to water while to many others it is something that starts out feeling very unnatural.

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Playing Through Arthritis

October 15, 2018 |

Why is arthritis so common? What causes it? How can we prevent it and how can we alleviate its toll on our body?…

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2018 NSW State Titles

October 10, 2018 |

The 2018 GKR Karate NSW State Titles were held on September 16 2018. Results from the days action can be found here!…

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Understanding Kata And Its Relationship To Bunkai

September 10, 2018 |

While kata is regarded as the ‘art form’ of karate, the original premise behind all kata is self-defense. Behind each technique lies multiple hidden self-defense application/s. The application of the…

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Lessons of the Butterfly

September 3, 2018 |

Sometimes struggles are exactly what we need in life. If we went through our lives without any struggles or challenges it would cripple us for we would not be as…

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Why Kata is an Integral Part of Karate

August 27, 2018 |

Without kata, most styles would be virtually the same - a series of punching and kicking techniques. Kata represents the ‘art’ or ‘culture’ of a style providing a direct link…

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NSW Black Belt Open

August 21, 2018 |

On Saturday August 18, GKR conducted its first ever Black Belt ONLY tournament, the NSW Black Belt Open. This tournament was also unique as competitors entered a round robin draw.

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Children and Nutrition

August 13, 2018 |

I won't deny it, managing your child’s nutrition can be a bit of a juggling act. But one need only look at the motivating factors to realize it’s a subject…

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Why GKR Karate?

GKR creates the right environment for our members to train in. Although we promote self defence and fitness, our style also fosters positive values, confidence, discipline, focus and well being. GKR teaches you not only how to punch and kick, it teaches you to be a better person.

We encourage students of all ages, from all walks of life to join our club and be part of the supportive ‘family’ that is GKR Karate.

  • Self Defence
  • Weight Loss
  • Focus
  • Family
  • Respect
  • Friendships